Bold Question is Entered at Detroit: Winner of Seven Races at Track Last Year to Meet Florizan Sam, Five Others, Daily Racing Form, 1946-06-18


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Bold Question Is Entered at Detroit Winner of Seven Races at Track Last Year to Meet Florizan Sam Five Others FAIR GROUNDS, Detroit, Mich., June 17. Seven sprinters in six interests have been named for the Billy Burtchell Claiming Purse that features tomorrows program at this point. Carrying claiming prices ranging from 5,000 to 2,000 the seven give promise Uf providing an interesting contest particularly in that the race will mark the first seasonal appearance here of Bold Question, a stout favorite in this sector, by reason of his excellent record last season when he accounted for seven races over this strip. Norman "Butsey" Hernandez has the son of Questionnaire in peak shape as evidenced by satisfactory trials and he will have the services of apprentice Terry Sullivan, leading pilot at the meeting. Among the opponents of Bold Question is S. Chris Florizan Sam. The six-year-old son of Sun Hatter demonstrated his fondness for this track and his present fitness by scoring a victory and a second recently. He is rated a superior performer over an "off" track and there is every indication that this strip will be just that following very heavy rains over the week-end. Herman Josephart has named two for the headliner in Free Lance and Increscent. Both are lightly weighted under 103 pounds and this impost should enhance their chances. Also in under 103 is E. D. Talberts Victim who has yet to show his best in local efforts. Considered on his excellent form in Maryland he cannot be overlooked. Completing the field are Donna-Ray Stables Dodos Girl and D. Za-koors David B. Jr. Two-Year-OId Fillies in Third Two-year-old maiden fillies are matched in the five-furlongs third race and the six-furlong fourth race is confined to three-year-olds under allowance conditions. The remainder of the card is given over to claiming races with the second race fashioned for novice riders. The current 10-day race for jockey and trainer awards ended Monday with apprentice Terry Sullivan carrying off top honors among the saddlesmiths and Harry Trotsek leading the conditioners. Those famous little citizens of Pikeville, Ky. jockeys Ovie and DonScurlock again were in the spotlight over the weekend. Don Scurlock hustled Cashier across the finish line to be winner of the 0,000 Sport of Kings Handicap, at the Motor City track Saturday, while at Chicago Ovie Scurlock drove Education to a three-length victory over Preoccupy in the featured ,000 Alsab Purse at Hawthorne. The other two Scurlock brothers are keeping their hands in the game Henry riding at River Downs, while James is exercising and breaking horses on the West Coast.

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